Why I’m Not Blue

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Savannah Logsdon-Breakstone

Savannah Logsdon-Breakstone.

Advocate, Writer, Geek.
Multiply Disabled, Queer, and proudly Autistic.
Primary Obsession: Institutions, History of Care of people with MH/DDs
Also obsessed with: Social Justice, Cats, Victorian Romanticism, and Doctor Who.

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I see a lot of “light it up blue” stuff being posted around the ‘net today. It makes me sad, really. See, the “Light It Up Blue” campaign is a project of Autism Speaks. Their name is ironic, considering they do not have any Autistics on their board, and one Autistic on ONE advisory committee.

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